Affiliated History Organizations
Hatfield Museum & History Society
HMHS supports history preservation & awareness for Hatfield Borough and Township. Presided by Lawrence "Larry" Stevens, they meet at 7:30 pm on the last Tuesday of every other month (except June/July/August) at the new Hatfield Volunteer Fire Dept.'s banquet hall.
Collingdale History Society
CHS supports history preservation & awareness for the Borough of Collingdale in Delaware County. Presided by Elizabeth MacGuire, author of the Arcadia Images book featuring Collingdale history. CHS meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Collingdale Public Library.
Skippack Historical Society
The Skippack Historical Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1967 for the purpose of researching and documenting the many historical sites and rich history of the Skippack Valley, the site of the second inland settlement of the Pennsylvania German people.
Franconia Mennonite Heritage Center
The Mennonite Heritage Center is a museum and historical library dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of Mennonite faith and life in eastern Pennsylvania. Mennonite Christians first settled in the Delaware Valley in 1683 and have been part of eastern Pennsylvania’s community and religious life for over 300 years.
Hilltown Historical Society
The Hilltown Historical Society was founded in 1975 "to promote interest in the historical heritage of the township and to preserve documents and artifacts." Jack Carroll Fox was former president and founder of the Society; the current president is Ivan Jurin.
Other Local History Organizations
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Founded in 1824 in Philadelphia, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania inspires people to create a better future through historical understanding. One of the oldest historical societies in the United States, it is home to some 600,000 printed items and more than 21 million manuscript and graphic items. Its unparalleled collections encompass more than 350 years of America’s history—from its 17th-century origins to the contributions of its most recent immigrants.
Montgomery County Historical Society
For centuries, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania has been making history. From the dramatic re-shaping of Washington's Army at Valley Forge to the lesser known engagement of Lafayette at Barren Hill, this region played an important role in the nation's early history. It is the Historical Society of Montgomery County's mission to preserve the county's rich heritage and help tell the stories of the many people who have walked and tended its soil.
Museum of Indian Culture
Allentown's Museum of Indian Culture is the region's authority on the native Lenni Lenape tribe, which inhabited eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey for thousands of years.